Courtney (afterwards Lord Courtney), when Secretary of the Treasury, had stated that " it would be highly inexpedient to encourage upon light grounds competition against a company in the position of the Eastern Telegraph Company which has embarked much capital in existing lines "; and that the permanent officials representing the Post Office before the Pacific Cable committee had stated " that there was no precedent for the Imperial Government alone or in association with the Colonies managing or seeking business for a line of this kind."
See also Boase and Courtney, Bibliotheca Cornubiensis.
Courtney, 1892; W.
Courtney, Mataphysics of J.
Frederick Courtney Selous >>
Meanwhile the diplomacy of 1899 and the conduct of the war had caused a great change in the attitude of the Liberal party in England towards Lord Milner, whom Mr Leonard Courtney even characterized as "a lost mind."
See "A Bibliography of the Mosquito Coast of Nicaragua," by Courtney de Kalb, in Bulletin of the American Geog.
Courtney, was intended as a kind of English Revue des deux mondes.
LEONARD HENRY COURTNEY COURTNEY, Baron (1832), English politician and man of letters, eldest son of J.
Courtney, a banker, was born at Penzance on the 6th of July 1832.
At Cambridge, Leonard Courtney was second wrangler and first Smith's prizeman, and was elected a fellow of his college, St John's.
Among the birthday honours of 1906 he was elevated to the peerage as Baron Courtney of Penwith (Cornwall).
Lord Courtney, who in 1883 married Miss Catherine Potter (an elder sister of Mrs Sidney Webb), was a prominent supporter of the women's movement.
Two of his brothers, John Mortimer Courtney (b.
1838), and William Prideaux Courtney (b.
P. Courtney in the Dictionary of National Biography, vol.